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Youth Success Case Manager

Job description

The Bridge Project is a program of the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work and provides a path for youth in Denver's public housing neighborhoods to graduate from high school and go on to attend college or choose a vocation by engaging them in educational opportunities and facilitating the development of life skills and self-sufficiency.

Position Summary

The Youth Success Case Manager will work with youth (9th-12th grade) and their families to engage them in building a path to success during and post-high school. The goal is to provide life skills education to enhance and empower youth and families' abilities to make healthy and positive life choices. This position will develop an effective network of resources in the community to assist families facing barriers. This position reports to the Education Director.

Essential Functions

  • Implement the College and Career Readiness program for high school youth at all 4 Bridge sites by developing programming and collaborating with community organizations.
  • Provide case management to 9th-12th grade students which includes tracking academic proficiency and attendance in school, helping student develop career interests through various tools and workshops, partnering with the Pre-Collegiate Coordinator to integrate a student's Steps to Success portfolio into case management, which consists of post-secondary planning and accompanying milestones and engage caregivers in how they can best support their children's success.
  • Assure that all aspects of the TGYS grant are addressed; adequate data is collected, all reports are accurate and reflect the work being done and communication is in place with the appropriate Bridge staff. Participate as a member of the research committee to assure that the appropriate evaluation is being conducted.
  • Participate effectively as a member of the Bridge Project Team by collaborative problem solving, respecting the opinions of all and working to create a positive culture and work environment, which utilizes the gifts, abilities and skills of all staff and volunteers.

Required Qualifications

  • Two years of college or an Associate's degree.
  • Experience in the afterschool field, working with children, youth and families in diverse, low to moderate-income communities.
  • Experience in program development and data collection.
  • Experience with middle and high school youth.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3+ years of experience working with low-income youth in an afterschool setting.
  • Strong track record of building relationships with youth.
  • Ability to support youth one on one and as a group facilitator.
  • Knowledge in positive youth development practices.
  • Knowledge of adolescent development, risk and protective factors for youth success.

Work Schedule

During the school year: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

During the summer: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Friday, December 14, 2018.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

 

 

 

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Job No: 004245
Posted: 12/3/2018
Application Due: 2/1/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable